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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We booked late, and had a small room on the ground floor. It was perfectly clean and comfortable whilst being a little short of direct light (room 2). Other than that it has a sunny forecourt with a pool and a small pleasant garden right outside our room. Breakfasts were good and exactly what you would expect from such a...

Thank JJN29
Reviewed 23 February 2017

You can see that the owners look after their guesthouse, perfect logistics, beautiful decoration, a breakfast for all tastes. We easily found the property an when ringing the bell, they let us in to their private parking inside the gates. Our room no 1 was lovely, it was huge and very quiet, no views, but I guess when you want...

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Reviewed 22 February 2017

nice people nice house nice neighbourhood it was a pleasant stay in this lovely situated house we slept very well in the comfortable bed breakfast was very nice and well organized quiet place to stay.

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The Walden House was a lovely place to stay and would recommend it to anyone going, would deffinately go back. The place was lovely comfortable and nothing could be faulted Thank you for making it so pleasurable

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 19 February 2017

While I only stayed at the Walden for one night, I was very impressed with, well, everything! The warmth and helpfulness of the staff was lovely. My room, the luxury garden suite, was exquisite and true to the pictures online. The bed, linens and all the little extras in the room where very thoughtfully included. The outside areas, including pool,...

Thank Marlee C
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Booked on a cruise from Cape Town, my wife and I decided to go early and spend a couple of days in Cape Town before going on board. The Walden House is a boutique hotel, a 10-minute taxi ride out of the center, just off the road to Table Mountain.We were booked into Room 1, a delightful garden room at...

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We had an awesome stay at The Walden House. We were on our honeymoon and were given the best suite in the house. It was incredibly comfortable- the bathroom was amazing, with a huge tub and double shower! Breakfast was delicious and the hosts were lovely. And the location was great! It was safe, close to great restaurants and very...

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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Our first accommodation on our first visit to SA. Loved it. All staff are friendly, helpful & courteous. Very safe residential area. We arrived late, but were greeted fine. No view from our room (facing back), but quiet. Balcony at front upstairs lovely to sit and take in views. Quite a few local restaurants, we liked Rick's, 5-10 min walk...

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Nykøbing F
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We have resently visited The Walden House. The Walden House is a fine small elderly hotel carefully renovated. Breakfast is very good with many choices. The staff is competent and helpful. It seems as if it is a sport for them to fulfill their guests wishes. Carsten and Birgitte Aner.

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waldenhouse, Manager at The Walden House, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you very much for such a great review! We work really hard to offer the best food in the best possible environment, so I am happy to see that reflected on your visit. I'll make sure that the rest of the staff get recognition that we all deserve. Hope to see you again soon! Best regards, Amy...

Reviewed 3 January 2017

We had a warm welcome when we arrived at this hotel. We were shown to our room which happened to be the honeymoon suite. It was enormous, tastefully furnished, spotlessly clean and with everything we could possibly need. I loved it and would certainly return there when we are in Cape Town again.

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waldenhouse, Manager at The Walden House, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing The Walden House for your recent stay in Cape Town. We have read your comments about the hotel and we greatly appreciate that you took the time to write them, as our guests’ satisfaction is our main priority. We hope to see you soon again with many more family and friends visiting us. Yours...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled against the backdrop of majestic Table Mountain lies one of the Cape's finest guest houses - The Walden House.To some it is a luxurious retreat from which to explore the beauty of the Cape Peninsula. It is situated only five minutes from Cape Town's finest beaches, Table Mountain and the V&A Waterfront.There are seven en-suite rooms. Each suite is furnished in a different style, creating a delightful ambience for every taste.At The Walden House, luxury is achieved through attention to details, complete comfort and courteous, unobtrusive service.We offer:Wireless internet access, secure parking, 24h security, airport transfer, private tours, air conditioning, full breakfast included ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Walden House

Address: 5 Burnside Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl , Tamboerskloof
Price Range: ₹ 7,018 - ₹ 11,720 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Walden House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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The Walden House Cape Town, South Africa
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“Ask for the ground floor room which leads onto the verandah!”
mucklowrjo, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Probably on the first floor with balconies”
JJN29, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a garden room”
899stevew, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 2 & 4 had Twin showers, room 3 did not - all three rooms were perfectly situated and well appointed.”
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Clivers2014, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The coffee shop - The Power and the Glory serves very good coffee. Just a tip.”
bronwenb80, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
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